A Celebration of Life Service will be held for Eunice H. Dawson, 91 of Decatur, AL will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at King's Memorial United Methodist Church, with the Reverend Roderick Stallworth, officiating. Interment will be in Sterrs Cemetery. Public visitation will be Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Reynolds Funeral Home. The body will lie in repose one hour prior to the funeral.
Eunice Hinson Dawson was born into this life on December 14, 1927 to the late Asa Hinson and Eula Thomas Hinson in Montgomery, AL. She was born into eternity on February 23, 2019 at the River City Center.
Eunice accepted Christ at an early age and attended St. Jude Catholic Church in Montgomery. She later united with the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama under the leadership of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Eunice attended elementary and high school in Montgomery, AL. She worked in the medical field as an X-ray Technician for Decatur General Hospital for many years. Eunice was a Foster Grandparent at Westlawn Elementary School (currently, Benjamin Davis) and also worked for Boeing Corporation. She married Oscar Dawson at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama.
Eunice was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Oscar Dawson; siblings, John, Lucille, Fred, Harvey, Joseph, Elbert, Doris, James, Laura and Leo.
Eunice leaves to cherish her precious memory: her children, Diane Hinson-Penny of Bear, DE, Sandra Green of Decatur, AL, Patrick Dawson (Cassandra) of Decatur, AL; grandchildren, Brian Penny (Carla) of Bear, DE, Shana Penny of Wilmington, DE, Tyree Green (Tasha), Tara Parrish, Jeleesah Wheatley, Jayla Dawson, Jaydon Dawson, Jaheim Dawson and Jayveeah Dawson all of Decatur; great-grandchildren, Carissma, Isaiah, Maurice, Jr., Meagan, Kendall, Mitchell, Tristan and Erin; one great-great grandchild, Braylin; one sister, Mary Bibb of Montgomery, AL; one brother, Louis Hinson of Cleveland, OH; sisters-in-law, Edna Dawson Priest of Decatur, Annie Belle Dawson of Chicago, IL and Eleanor Mitchell of Georgia; special god-granddaughter, Tamela Hampton of Decatur; a very special friend, Taleshsia Bates of Decatur; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.